Ighalo, Salah, Mane named in CAF AFCON qualifier XI


After anoutstanding performance for Nigerias Super Eagles all through 2019 NationsCup qualiifier, striker Odion Ighalo has been named as one of the best elevenplayers on the continent.

Ighalo whois Shanghai Shenhua forward contributed seven goals to Nigerias qualificationand finally finished as highest goal scorer at the just concluded qualifier.

Super Eaglesrallied back to top its group with 13 points after losing the first match athome to Bafana Bafana of South Africa in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state capital

Ighalo wasnamed alongside Egypt and Liverpool forward Mo Salah, Sadio Mane of Senegal,Fiston Abdul Razak of Burundi in top 11.

Baring anyinjury worries or lost of form, former Watford striker is expected to leadNigerias attack when 2019 AFCON scheduled for Egypt in the summer getsunderway.

Nigeriareturned to AFCON after missing the last two editions in 2015 and 2017.


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